Four-county Pfizer partnership begins
Last updated 2/26/2021 at 9:47am
DAVENPORT – Lincoln County’s share of the Moderna vaccine aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 has been reduced to zero in the past weeks as the state puts emphasis on mass vaccination sites and winter storms nationwide slow down shipping.
That goose egg of new doses has been felt in many rural counties, not just here. Fortunately for rural health departments, there is a second FDA-approved vaccine by Pfizer that requires two shots spread three weeks apart.
Now, individual rural counties don’t have the capacity to store the Pfizer shots that must be kept at freezing temperatures...